international migration

Canada to have slower growth in housing market


August 15th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 15 (IANS) Housing market in Canada will lose some of momentum for development next year, the country's national housing agency predicted. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) said ... Read more...

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Indian migrant workers to get skills training


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Four major projects to help build Indian migrant workers' capabilities to move up the value chain and to position India as a preferred source of ... Read more...

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Russia leads world in illegal migration


June 29th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has the world's largest number of illegal migrants, accounting for almost seven percent of the country's working population, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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Africans replacing Indian workers in Gulf?


December 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In a trend that may work adversely on remittances to India and the region, Gulf nations are now increasingly hiring Africans over Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis ... Read more...

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UAE minister calls for reducing cost of labour mobility


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 21 (IANS/WAM) UAE Minister for Labour Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash has said reduction of the cost of labour mobility across national borders represents the most important aspect ... Read more...

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Lover’s lane for birds discovered in Arctic


March 11th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed the critical importance of Teshekpuk Lake region in Arctic, where tens of thousands of birds breed during the brief, but productive arctic summers.The ... Read more...

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One migrant a minute landed in the UK under Labour regime


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.22 (ANI): Research has shown that when immigration was at its peak before 2009, one immigrant legally moved to the UK every minute.According to the Daily Express, net migration quadrupled as ... Read more...

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Sixth Kerala migration survey begins


November 30th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) The sixth edition of the Kerala Migration Survey (KMS 2010), which will monitor the status of migration and remittances by non-resident Keralites to the state, has begun.It will ... Read more...

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Russian summit sees 13 countries agreeing to double tiger numbers


November 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): At a summit held in St Petersburg, Russia, the government of 13 countries where tigers still live have endorsed a plan to save the big cats from extinction.Delegates ... Read more...

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India, US sign MoU for cooperation on migration issues


September 16th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian Council of Overseas Employment (ICOE) has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Washington think tank for cooperation on migration policy issues like the ... Read more...

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Illegal migration leads to exploitation of women: study


August 6th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Poverty, landlessness and unemployment are pushing larger number of Indian and Bangladeshi women to different countries through illegal channels and subjecting them to exploitation and sexual harassment, ... Read more...

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New emigration law to safeguard interests of Indians abroad


March 25th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) is drafting a new emigration legislation to safeguard the interests of Indians settled abroad, union Minister of State for Planning and ... Read more...

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Population increases in US, new American born every 14 seconds


December 30th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the recession, US experienced an increase in its population by about 1 percent. An increase in births pushed the U.S. population up about 1 ... Read more...

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Conference of immigration officials begins in Goa Tuesday


November 30th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Delegates from Asian and European countries will attend the eighth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) conference on Management of Migratory Flows organised by the union ministry of overseas Indian affairs ... Read more...

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Kerala migrants will cope up with the Dubai financial crisis, say experts


November 28th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (ANI): In the wake of crisis in the Dubai World conglomerate, Thomas Isaac, the State Finance Minister said that Kerela would be the worst hit if construction activities ... Read more...

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Kerala hosts conference on recession and the Gulf


July 20th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala capital is set to host a two-day international conference beginning Tuesday on the global economic crisis, its impact on Gulf nations and its implications for migrant ... Read more...

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G8 assesses impact of global economic crisis


June 11th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 11 (DPA) The impact of the global economic crisis on poorer nations and ways to promote sustainable development strategies topped the agenda Thursday at the first ever meeting of ministers ... Read more...

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Goa diaspora remitted Rs.800 crore in 2008


June 6th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) Goa received nearly Rs.800 crore (Rs.8 billion) in remittances last year from 56,000 emigrants settled abroad, a official study on Goan diaspora has revealed. Goa Migration Study is a ... Read more...

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Study commissioned on international migration from Punjab


January 31st, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31 (IANS) The Migration Research Unit, affiliated to the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) here, will work with the Chandigarh-based Centre for Rural Research and Industrial Development (CRRID) to conduct ... Read more...

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India for comprehensive approach to resolve socio-economic problems


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 22 (IANS) The international community needs to adopt a comprehensive approach, and not a compartmentalised one, to tackle chronic social and economic problems that have affected livelihood of individuals ... Read more...

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Mass migration, Internet major threats to UKs national security: Ex-Home Secretary


November 17th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.17 (ANI): Former British Home Secretary John Reid has warned that mass migration and the Internet are major threats to the countrys national security. According to The Telegraph, Reid also listed ... Read more...

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Globalised Kerala warily watches economic meltdown (Letter from Kerala)


October 26th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
With its economy more globalised than that of any other state in India, Kerala is warily watching to see how the economic crisis that has hit the world will affect it. So ... Read more...

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New South Wales is Australias most racist state


September 29th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.29 (ANI): New South Wales has been identified as the most racist of Australias six states. According to a report in The Australian, a lead researcher on the project, Kevin Dunn, ... Read more...

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International migration office bombed in Nepal


July 1st, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kathmandu, July 1 (DPA) At least two crude bombs exploded in the office compounds of the International Organization of Migration (IOM) in eastern Nepal, causing panic but no injuries, media reports said ... Read more...

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